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Seniors Lioba Werner, Chloe Laird, Khrystine Weesner, and Kennedy Maynard (right to left) playing in the pep band at  Snowfest games.
Northwest's pep band continues legacy
Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor • February 11, 2022

   After years of success, the Mountie pep band has become very well known. Bryan Mangiavellano, the band teacher at the high school, is the lead director of this compact...

OVERTIME: Varsity athletes battle in-season injuries
OVERTIME: Varsity athletes battle in-season injuries
Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor • February 10, 2022

     Injuries in sports are inevitable, ranging from rug burns, blisters, sore legs, sprained ankles, bumps, and bruises. With athletes' bodies constantly going through...

JACCs cosmetology program prior to hosting their tenth grade tours.
Students find their future through Jackson Area Career Center
Jaylynn Moore, Web Journalist • February 13, 2022

   Often, it is highly urged by adults that students attend college after high school and then pursue a career afterward. However, recently, many students have been choosing...

Homecoming dress code altered from formal to semi-formal, many approve
Homecoming dress code altered from formal to semi-formal, many approve
Holliss Rumler, Photographer & Web Journalist • January 21, 2022

Homecoming is something many high school students look forward to year after year, but each student and staff member perceives what it should look like.    Northwest...

Students form jazz band and begin performances at One North
Students form jazz band and begin performances at One North
Alondra Mata, News Editor • February 9, 2022

   Juniors Elijah Haldane and Connor Campbell's love for playing instrumental music has led them to take the next step in musicianship and performance by forming a small...

LGBTQ community strives toward equality
LGBTQ community strives toward equality
Alondra Mata, New's Editor • January 13, 2022

   Over the years, Northwest has encountered numerous situations involving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. Many students believe this...

Coffee shop arriving soon to Commons area
Coffee shop arriving soon to Commons area
Abby Warner, Photographer & Web Journalist • February 11, 2022

   It has been a dream of special education teacher Judith Osterberg to see a coffee shop built in Northwest High School. She hopes this vision will soon come, and her students can experience employment at the shop.     Although recent construction has focused on the new clothing closet, the administration expects the new coffee shop production to begin soon. Osterberg and her students hope...

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Senior Carly Woodward working in her dual-enrolled classes.
Breaking News: Commons receives long awaited updates
Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor • February 9, 2022

   When walking into the new commons at the high school, students will be surprised by the changes. After the recent renovation this past fall, many new additions have been added, like college-level tables and chairs. Dual enrollment students and extracurricular groups are already using the new favorite furniture.     Within the past month, new artwork has filled the upper walls of the room,...

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Snowfest dance leaves crowning moments
Snowfest dance leaves crowning moments
February 8, 2022

       

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Brooke Barret and Hudson Cooper taping pieces for the Polar Express train.
School competes in winter hallway decorating
Abby Warner, Web Journalist • December 17, 2021

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Instagrams Bad Parking Mounties grows followers
Instagram's Bad Parking Mounties grows followers
Leo Moten, Web Journalist • February 7, 2022

   A new sensation for driving at Northwest High School is Bad Parking Mounties' Instagram page. The page has grown quite a following since it first started. It began with...

Dress code inequalities
Dress code inequalities
Kaylee Kitts, Web Journalist & Artist • March 1, 2022

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Monthly Budget for a Working Student
Maddy Draffen, Editorial Cartoon Artist • February 12, 2020

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